South Carolina Society Hall
Charleston, SC 29401
The South Carolina Society Hall was built in 1804 and is considered one of Charleston's most valuable Adamesque buildings. The Society Hall consist of a two-story brick building on a high basement covered with stucco. The first floor had 3 rooms which were used for a small school with quarters for the schoolmaster. The other room was used for billards. A large meeting room and ballroom were on the second floor. The meeting room contained a small musician's gallery and a decorative Palladiam window and the ballroom was ornamented with a Neoclassical canopy. During the Civil War and also the 1886 earthquake the interior was renovated during the Victorian period.